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Richard Kennedy
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  • Seattle, WA
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Far & Away
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Started this discussion. Last reply by George Thomas Wilson Oct 1.

DVD Photos/Scans Needed

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Richard Kennedy replied to Amy Potter's discussion Selling a very rare piece of National Geographic ephemora from the mid 1920s.
"Actually, these tubes were not used to mail the National Geographic Magazine. They were used mail membership certificates to new members of the National Geographic Society. My grandmother's membership certificate was mailed in this tube and…"
Oct 17
Scott T. Shier replied to Richard Kennedy's discussion NatGeo VHS Videos -- Help Needed
"Thanks Brandon for your effort in compiling the Wikipedia page. I saw that some time back and wondered who might have made it.  best, Scott S."
Oct 3
George Thomas Wilson replied to Richard Kennedy's discussion Far & Away
"That is a nice image, BTW Richard.  My printer won't scan legal-size documents.  The image of my copy has the bottom cut off."
Oct 1
Scott T. Shier replied to Richard Kennedy's discussion Far & Away
"I have a copy of this. I was not surprised at all that there was no follow-up. "
Oct 1
George Thomas Wilson replied to Richard Kennedy's discussion Far & Away
"Richard, I doubt there will be a second issue.  The National Geographic is no longer owned by Rupert Murdoch, while the WSJ still is. Yours in Collecting, Tom Wilson"
Sep 30
Richard Kennedy posted a discussion

Far & Away

In Spring 2018, The Wall Street Journal and National Geographic issued the magazine Far & Away. The purpose of the magazine was given in a welcome by Susan Goldberg, Editor in Chief, National Geographic and Gerald Baker, Editor in Chief, The Wall Street Journal."This magazine is about what to do when your meetings are over. Far & Away brings together the photojournalism of National Geographic and the reporting of The Wall Street Journal in a magazine for globalists on the go who are as…See More
Sep 30
Richard Kennedy replied to Sherry Umscheid's discussion Is anyone interested in buying NG or protective sleeves for National Geographics?
"Are the empty protective sleeves made of acid free paper or archival plastic?"
Sep 30
Richard Kennedy replied to Douglas Groenendijk's discussion 1895 Monograph's Values?
"Paul, Please send me a photo or scan of the monograph cover. Thank you. Richard"
Sep 18

Profile Information

Normandy Park, WA
Why do you wish to join this community?
To connect with other National Geographic collectors.
About Me:
I've been a life member of the Society for over 45 years and a member of its Grosvenor Council for over 20 years. My wife and I reestablished the Washington Geographic Alliance in 1996 to further geography education in grades K-12 in Washington State.

In 2018, I became the Washington State Competitions Coordinator for the GeoBee and the GeoChallenge.
Favorite National Geographic publication:
I collect them all.
Favorite travel destination:
NGS HQ, where else?

Comment Wall (7 comments)

At 8:46pm on October 31, 2007, Karen Huffman said…
Hi, Richard, thank you for joining our new social network. We would appreciate any feedback and look forward to collaborating with you more! I've integrated some dynamic content from our NGM online site (left sidebar) and a virtual tour of our current Crittercam exhibit (center). I hope you enjoy these resources! Karen Huffman, Manager, Knowledge Initiatives, Libraries & Information Services and colleague of Cathy Hunter, NG Archivist.
At 3:58pm on September 8, 2015, Deborah Trimmer said…
Hi, Richard. Nice to meet someone in Pacific NW. I do have items to part with, you can email me at
At 6:59am on June 2, 2016, Antonio Leite de Castro said…


I sign the portuguese magazine, so I believe if the number is still available I can easly buy it for you. this is totaly independent of any other thing we can do together. it is easy and not a problem to me to help you. I will only charge what they charge me for the magazine and of corse shipping cost with out any handling cost.

for my side I need 11 numbers from 1900 till 1910 all for the year 1900, 1903 and 1904. do you any for sale or know who have?

best regards


At 12:13pm on June 2, 2016, Suzanne Kaluti said…

How exactly could I help you?

At 7:00am on June 30, 2016, Antonio Leite de Castro said…

Good morning,

I am trully sorry for giving you a false hope. Since many years I sign the magazine in portuguese, and every time I travel for some months, when I return if some magazine is not in great condition I call to the editor and ask them to send me a new one. 

Because of that I always new that they had old magazine for sale and was easy to resolve the problem. 

t happens one year ag they dicided to destroy all the old magazines they used to have and with out saying anything to any one.

I called them and there is no more magazines from the date you asked. 

I tried to see in palces where they sell old magazines and nathing. Not in the condition you and i collect.

I am trully sorry for giving you a false hope.

Best regards


At 10:21pm on November 15, 2018, Delia said…

Hi Richard,

Thanks for your message earlier this month. I'd love to do a short phone or email interview with you about your collecting of National Geographics. May I send you an email to tell you about the assignment in a little more detail? Thanks very much!

At 12:30pm on November 16, 2018, Richard Kennedy said…

My email is

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